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Barred Rock or Dominique?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by iJenniferAlyssa, Oct 11, 2015.

  1. iJenniferAlyssa

    iJenniferAlyssa New Egg

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    Hi! Are these sisters BR or Dominique?
    Thanks!
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

    Barred rocks have single combs, while dominique have rose combs - a little hard for me to see in the pic on the bottom, the top one looks single. There are also differences in the pattern which may be difficult to tell unless you have studied the breeds.
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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  4. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Barred rock have straight combs. Dominique's have rose combs.

    I say barred rock!
     
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    The legs look white to me in the pic rather than yellow (maybe it's just my old eyes) and the barring does not look real clean like that of a Barred Rock, so I'm thinking Cuckoo Marans on this one.
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I pass, I don't believe it's a barred rock but not familiar with cuckoo Marans.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    poor barring and wrong leg color can be attributed to hatchery birds as opposed to breeder stock, something else to take into consideration
     
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  9. Michael OShay

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  10. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Irish Colleen Premium Member

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    It's hard to tell from the picture but I think it has a rose comb.
     

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